FMCSA

Mexican carriers drive most in California, Texas

Participating carriers have accumulated 43,299 total miles in California and Texas since the first participating carrier crossed the border Oct. 14.

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Vigillo’s new CSA driver rating index

New "Daylight Driver Index" functions like a credit score for a driver's safety performance, utilizing CSA data, the company says.

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Cross-border trucking needs revisions, audit says

The cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico needs procedural and monitoring improvement and lacks sufficient data and participation to draw safety conclusions, say DOT auditors.

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Regulatory review: FMCSA wants you

At this week's MCSAC meeting, discussions of driver involvement in regulatory review processes dominated the second day.

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Much to change, much to talk about: CSA

The August 2012 MCSAC meeting saw a robust debate centered around the CSA programs flaws and ways to correct them. Here find a few bright (and in some cases dark) moments from the dialogue.

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Reader: ‘Shipping Wars’ coverage ‘disgusting’

Mary Hanlon of Milton, Ky., had strong words for Overdrive's coverage of the 'Shipping Wars' TV show.

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CSA: DataQs reform, more debated by MCSAC

Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.

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How American cars got air bags

The long and circuitous process toward the final codification of a regulation.

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FMCSA sets policy deadlines

The FMCSA provided notice of its policy that it must receive a new entrant motor carrier’s evidence of corrective action within 15 days of the date of a new entrant safety audit failure notice or within 10 days of the date of an expedited action notice.

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Mexican carriers’ EOBRs flag hours ‘violations’

FMCSA Associate Administrator Bill Quade updated the MCSAC August 27 on progress in the U.S. Mexican cross-border trucking program.

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